The Mystery of Aneurysm

Aneurysm- A medical term that would sound familiar, yet unclear, to most. Let me shed some light on those who feel this way. Simply, aneurysm is a word for an abnormally weak or bulging artery. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood to your body. An aneurysm can grow large and rupture. When this happens, there would be a dangerous bleeding inside the body which could lead to vasospasms or the narrowing of blood vessels in the brain, hydrocephalus which happens when there is a blocking of circulation between the brain and spinal cord, and  hyponatremia which is the … Continue reading The Mystery of Aneurysm

Lupus for Beginners:

I did not really know anything about lupus, only that it was one of the late President Marcos’ diseases, until Jennifer, a close childhood friend, suffered and died of it. Lupus is an autoimmune disease, which means that the immune system mistakes the  body’s own tissues as foreign invaders and attacks them.   There are two kinds of lupus: Discoid lupus erythematosus DLE mainly affects skin that is exposed to sunlight and doesn’t typically affect vital internal organs. Discoid (circular) skin lesions often leave scars after healing of the lesions. Systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, on the other hand, is more … Continue reading Lupus for Beginners:

Common Symptoms of Diabetes

©Ageonics Medical   We cannot deny the fact that most people are craving for sweets and are avid fan of chocolates. These trigger the occurrence of Diabetes. Diabetes is defined as a serious life-long health condition that occurs when the amount of glucose or sugar in the blood is too high because the body can’t use it properly. There are two main types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2. Two different conditions, but they are both serious and need to be treated and managed properly. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition where the body attacks and destroys insulin-producing … Continue reading Common Symptoms of Diabetes

home remedies for dysmenhorrea among teen girls

Every month we the girls are suffering from the pain brought to us by the menstrual cramps or dysmenorrhea because of our monthly period. 50 percent of women is experiencing this kind of pain every month so the doctors try to deal with it by either dismissing the pain as a psychological problem or prescribe a painkiller for it, for it to ease the pain. ( Paige, Bierma, M.A,2016) that is why sometimes when girls have their periods they tend to become irritated and moody because of the pain they felt and the sticky feeling they had. So because of … Continue reading home remedies for dysmenhorrea among teen girls

Prevent Cervical Cancer

A Department of Health statistics showed that 12 women in the Philippines die because of cervical cancer everyday.  About 6,000 women are diagnosed with the disease each year and about 4,349 die of the disease annually. Worldwide, cervical cancer ranked 5th of all the cancers affecting women. Cervical cancer occurs when abnormal cells develop and spread in the cervix, the lower part of the uterus. Cervical cancer may be caused by human papillomavirus or HPV. There are different types of HPV and at least 13 of which cause cervical cancer. This type of virus may be obtained through sexual interaction with someone who … Continue reading Prevent Cervical Cancer